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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155639
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Time:15:40 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus C
Owner/operator:Peter Jolly
Registration: VH-UIV
C/n / msn: 94
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Carrick, near Goulburn, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Goulburn, Airport, NSW (GUL/YGLB)
Destination airport:Goulburn, Airport, NSW (GUL/YGLB)
Police say a man has died when his glider (Schempp-Hirth Mini Nimbus C VH-UIV) had a mid-air collision with another glider (Let L-13A Blanik VH-GTE) over a rural property at Carrick, near Goulburn, about 3.40pm.

The 70 year-old passenger, in the back seat of the Let Blanik glider, sustained major injuries and was airlifted to Hospital by NSW Ambulance helicopter.

The other pilot, a 72-year-old man in the Mini-Nimbus C, landed his glider safely and was uninjured.

(See also VH-GTE for further info about this collision)



Revision history:

28-Apr-2013 12:56 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
19-Jun-2013 03:49 3204cedric Updated [Registration, Cn]
19-Jun-2013 07:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
06-May-2014 05:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2014 17:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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